A picture speaks a thousand words: why is the calendar transparent and generally weird display? If the background isn't white, the calendar is unreadable

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I'm using Ubuntu 20.04

  • Is it always like that or happens after some specific trigger? Jul 30, 2021 at 3:59
  • @RishabhKumar its always like that
    – Wboy
    Jul 31, 2021 at 16:59
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    Did you tried changing gnome-shell theme? Aug 5, 2021 at 3:48
  • It may be useful to know what exact version of GNOME Shell You're using and if You use Wayland or not. Could You provide that information? I think I would also start from trying to change a theme as @jaga-matrix already suggested. You can also try changing from Wayland or to a Wayland session to see if it changes anything and - possibly obviously - updating a GNOME Shell if it's not in a newest available version.
    – kcpr
    Aug 5, 2021 at 23:39
  • @kcpr Ubuntu 20.04.2, Gnome 3.36.8. I notice this problem is mainly when any window is present. i.e. on normal desktop its fine, but once theres a program filling the screen this happens
    – Wboy
    Aug 6, 2021 at 5:41

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Upgrading to Ubuntu 21.04 seems to fix the issue for me

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